School-based decision-making (SBDM) was mandated by state law in 1990 to promote shared leadership among those who are closest to the students. The council is the governing body for duPont Manual High School. It determines school policy for curriculum, staffing, discipline, scheduling, instructional practices, extra-curricular activities and other matters pertinent to the operation of the school. The council usually meets once a month. Meetings have historically been held the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm in Room 129. The agenda and minutes are posted on the district SBDM Council website. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The council is made up of the principal, 3 teachers and 2 parents. To ensure a staggered two-year term, this year’s parent member election will be for one parent representative who will serve a two-year term from July 2019 to June 2021.

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2019 SBDM Election Results

Robin Weiss was elected to the SBDM in March 2019 and will serve from July 2019 through June 2021. Marian Vasser was elected to the SBDM in May 2017 will serve through June 2020.  We want to extend a huge ‘thank you’ to Jennifer Tuvlin for her service the past two years.